AGCO Launches Retail Finance Solutions in Central Europe

  AGCO Launches Retail Finance Solutions in Central Europe

Business Wire

DULUTH, Ga. -- September 30, 2013

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and
distributor of agricultural equipment, is launching a new retail finance
program for its customers in Central Europe. “The introduction of a retail
finance program through our AGCO Finance brand has been a key objective given
the lack of flexible financing solutions in some Central European countries,”
explained Eric Raby, Vice President, Global Marketing & Commercial
Development. “Customers asked for it, and we are delighted to offer financial
solutions that will help them to acquire the right equipment to grow their

AGCO Finance offers comprehensive retail financing to customers buying
tractors, combine harvestersand other farm equipment with flexibility to meet
the individual needs of professional farmers. Similar retail finance programs
exist in Western Europe, the United States, Canada, Australia and Brazil.

The Central European program will initially be available to customers in the
Czech Republic and Slovakia in co-operation with AGCO’s partners Deutsche
Leasing, IKB Leasing and SocGen Equipment Finance; in Romania with IKB Leasing
and Deutsche Leasing; and in Bulgaria with Deutsche Leasing and Raiffeisen
Leasing. AGCO will work closely with these partners to find the best financial
solutions for our customers. Eventually, AGCO plans to offer retail financing
programs in additional Central European, Baltic and Balkan countries, allowing
further growth of its distribution and market share in these areas.


AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO), is a global leader focused on
the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. AGCO
supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines,
hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and
protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO
products are sold through five core machinery brands, Challenger®, Fendt®,
GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,150
independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide.
Founded in 1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, GA, USA. In 2012, AGCO had
net sales of $10


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Rebecca Fabian, 646-415-8518
Investor contact:
Greg Peterson, 770-232-8229
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